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Beyoncé releases new single ahead of her 'Renaissance' album
Beyonce 2022 Album Release
Speed Reads

Beyoncé releases new single ahead of her 'Renaissance' album

Lizzo changes song lyric after backlash over 'ableist slur'
Lizzo
rewrite

Lizzo changes song lyric after backlash over 'ableist slur'

And the 'song of the summer' goes to…
The sun.
Brigid Kennedy

And the 'song of the summer' goes to…

Depeche Mode's Andrew Fletcher dies at 60
Andrew Fletcher performs in Italy in 2018 with Depeche Mode.
rest in peace

Depeche Mode's Andrew Fletcher dies at 60

Watch Wynonna Judd and Brandi Carlile sing 'The Rose' at Naomi Judd memorial
Wynonna Judd, Brandi Carlile
Some Say Love...

Watch Wynonna Judd and Brandi Carlile sing 'The Rose' at Naomi Judd memorial

The depressing spectacle of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
An old rocker.
Samuel Goldman

The depressing spectacle of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Country singer Naomi Judd dead at 76
Naomi and Wynonna Judd
requiescat in pace

Country singer Naomi Judd dead at 76

Why is there no 'song of the spring'?
A robin.
Brigid Kennedy

Why is there no 'song of the spring'?

Pink Floyd releases Ukraine charity single 'Hey Hey Rise Up'
Pink Floyd's Ukraine single
Protest Songs

Pink Floyd releases Ukraine charity single 'Hey Hey Rise Up'

Ed Sheeran's victory for the future of music
Ed Sheeran.
Samuel Goldman

Ed Sheeran's victory for the future of music

2022 Grammys: Jon Batiste, Olivia Rodrigo, Foo Fighters win big
Jon Batiste holds his Grammy awards on Sunday night.
And the winner is...

2022 Grammys: Jon Batiste, Olivia Rodrigo, Foo Fighters win big

Music lovers' best-kept secret? Americana festivals.
A banjo.
Rick Henderson

Music lovers' best-kept secret? Americana festivals.

Jeen-yuhs and the Kanye question
Kanye West.
Picture of Michael ArceneauxMichael Arceneaux

Jeen-yuhs and the Kanye question

Mitski makes peace on Laurel Hell
Mitski.
Brigid Kennedy

Mitski makes peace on Laurel Hell

Vatican dryly shrugs off Italian rapper Achille Lauro's fake baptism
Achille Lauro
No Bowie

Vatican dryly shrugs off Italian rapper Achille Lauro's fake baptism

The Neil Young case for physical media
Neil Young.
Picture of Joel MathisJoel Mathis

The Neil Young case for physical media

Singer Meat Loaf is dead at 74
Meat Loaf
Rest in Peace

Singer Meat Loaf is dead at 74

11 albums to stream and anticipate in early 2022
A record player.
Brigid Kennedy

11 albums to stream and anticipate in early 2022

Fred Parris, doo-wop singer who wrote 'In the Still of The Night,' is dead at 85
Fred Parris
Rest in Peace

Fred Parris, doo-wop singer who wrote 'In the Still of The Night,' is dead at 85

Colbert's Late Show parodies Rent for Jan. 6 anniversary
The Late Show parodies Jan. 6 insurrectionists
Seasons of Shove

Colbert's Late Show parodies Rent for Jan. 6 anniversary

5 heady facts about late Monkees singer-songwriter Michael Nesmith
Michael Nesmith of rock group The Monkees.
Monkee do

5 heady facts about late Monkees singer-songwriter Michael Nesmith

Mexican musical icon Vicente Fernández is dead at 81
Vicente Fernández fan mourns singer's death
El Rey is dead; long live El Rey

Mexican musical icon Vicente Fernández is dead at 81

Jimmy Fallon debuts Christmas song with Ariana Grande, Megan Thee Stallion
Jimmy Fallon, Megan Thee Stallion, Ariana Grande
'I almost feel like I'm Beyoncé or Drake'

Jimmy Fallon debuts Christmas song with Ariana Grande, Megan Thee Stallion

How women took over songwriting
Female songwriters.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

How women took over songwriting

SNL's Pete Davidson sings ode to Staten Island, to 'Walking in Memphis'
Pete Davidson, Marc Cohn
Walking in Staten

SNL's Pete Davidson sings ode to Staten Island, to 'Walking in Memphis'

Travis Scott, Astroworld promoter Live Nation both have checkered safety histories
Astroworld festival memorial at Houston's NRG Park
Astroworld Tragedy

Travis Scott, Astroworld promoter Live Nation both have checkered safety histories

Rocker Randy Bachman reunited with guitar 45 years after it vanished
Randy Bachman playing a guitar.
together again

Rocker Randy Bachman reunited with guitar 45 years after it vanished

An ode to Adele's hands
Adele.
Picture of Jeva LangeJeva Lange

An ode to Adele's hands

Billie Eilish set to voice Sally in Nightmare Before Christmas concert
Billie Eilish
something in the wind

Billie Eilish set to voice Sally in Nightmare Before Christmas concert

Fans are not happy that Lizzo called Chris Brown her favorite person in the world
Lizzo.
say it ain't so lizzo!

Fans are not happy that Lizzo called Chris Brown her favorite person in the world

Lee 'Scratch' Perry, visionary 'soul' of reggae, dies at 85
Lee 'Scratch' Perry
Rest in Peace

Lee 'Scratch' Perry, visionary 'soul' of reggae, dies at 85

Naked baby chasing money on Nirvana's 'Nevermind' album cover sues band
1991 Nirvana album cover "Nevermind"
Isn't it Ironic

Naked baby chasing money on Nirvana's 'Nevermind' album cover sues band

Don Everly of the Everly Brothers dies at 84
Phil Everly and Don Everly.
rest in peace

Don Everly of the Everly Brothers dies at 84

Kansas singer, violinist Robby Steinhardt has died at 71
Robby Steinhardt
Rest in Peace

Kansas singer, violinist Robby Steinhardt has died at 71

Cardi B throws pregnancy reveal party at BET Awards
Cardi B announces pregnancy
Winning and Pregnant

Cardi B throws pregnancy reveal party at BET Awards